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  1. Reading the Victory Ode

    Reading the Victory Ode [Paperback]

    Peter Agocs (Editor); Chris Carey (Editor); Richard Rawles (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781107527515
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The victory ode was a short-lived poetic genre in the fifth century BC, but its impact has been substantial. Pindar, Bacchylides and others are now among the most widely read Greek authors precisely because of their significance for the liter... .... Learn More
  2. The Politics of Sacrifice in Early Greek Myth and Poetry

    The Politics of Sacrifice in Early Greek Myth and Poetry [Hardback]

    Charles Heiko Stocking (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107164260
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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  3. The Cambridge Companion to Xenophon

    The Cambridge Companion to Xenophon [Hardback]

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781107050068
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This Companion, the first dedicated to the philosopher and historian Xenophon of Athens, gives readers a sense of why he has held such a prominent place in literary and political culture from antiquity to the present and has been a favourite autho... .... Learn More
  4. Archaic and Classical Greek Epigram

    Archaic and Classical Greek Epigram [Paperback]

    Manuel Baumbach (Editor); Andrej Petrovic (Editor); Ivana Petrovic (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781107525924
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    With contributions written by leading experts in the field, this volume explores the dialogue between Archaic and Classical Greek epigrams and their readers. The authors examine questions surrounding the identity of the speakers and the addressees... .... Learn More
  5. The Birth of Comedy

    The Birth of Comedy: Texts Documents and Art from Athenian Comic Competitions, 486-280 [Paperback]

    Jeffrey Rusten (Editor)

    £37.00

    ISBN: 9781421421186
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    Aside from the well-known plays of Aristophanes, many of the comedies of ancient Greece are known only through fragments and references written in Greek. Now a group of distinguished scholars brings these nearly lost works to modern readers w... .... Learn More
  6. When Heroes Sing

    When Heroes Sing: Sophocles and the Shifting Soundscape of Tragedy [Paperback]

    Sarah Nooter (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781316613474
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book examines the lyrical voice of Sophocles' heroes and argues that their identities are grounded in poetic identity and power. It begins by looking at how voice can be distinguished in Greek tragedy and by exploring ways that the language o... .... Learn More
  7. The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets

    The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets [Hardback]

    Michael Schmidt (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781784975975
    Published by : Head of Zeus
    A dazzling literary exploration by acclaimed poet and critic Michael Schmidt, The First Poets brings to life the great Greek poets who gave our poetic tradition its first bearings and whose works have had an enduring influence on our literatu... .... Learn More
  8. Hellenistic Tragedy

    Hellenistic Tragedy [Paperback]

    Agnieszka Kotlinska-Toma (Author)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781474288651
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Ancient Greek tragedy is ubiquitously studied and researched, but is generally considered to have ended, as it began, in the fifth century BC. However, plays continued to be written and staged in the Greek world for centuries, enjoying a period of... .... Learn More
  9. Writing Biography in Greece and Rome: Narrative Technique and Fictionalization

    Writing Biography in Greece and Rome: Narrative Technique and Fictionalization [Hardback]

    Koen de Temmerman (Editor); Kristoffel Demoen (Editor)

    £74.99

    ISBN: 9781107129122
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ancient biography is now a well-established and popular field of study among classicists as well as many scholars of literature and history more generally. In particular biographies offer important insights into the dynamics underlying ancien... .... Learn More
  10. Landscape and the Spaces of Metaphor in Ancient Literary Theory and Criticism

    Landscape and the Spaces of Metaphor in Ancient Literary Theory and Criticism [Hardback]

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9780521769556
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This study explores a previously uncharted area of ancient literary theory and criticism: the ancient landscapes (such as the Ilissus river in Athens and Mount Helicon) that generate metaphors for distinguishing styles, which dovetail with ancient... .... Learn More

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